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ID 778
Images No image in database
Grid Ref SK6149
Project type Unknown
County Nottinghamshire
Site Calverton
Site Name Lechcliff hill-top
Site Type Unknown
Location Type Unknown
Context Unknown
Context Quality 0
Object Period 0
Material Lead
Location Nottingham University Museum
M/F Female
Form Figurine
Type Deity
Name Mother goddess
Aliases Venus, Fertility goddess
Bearded No
Standing/Seated Seated
Headgear Headdress
Clothed No
Drapery No
Classical 0
Photo No
Illustration No
Height 0.00
Length 0.00
References Green 1976, 166; Toynbee 1964, 356 note 6
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Description Toynbee - a crude figurine; naked seated female personage with long hair topped by a plain round head-dress (Green calls it a modius) and with her hands clasped beneath her breasts; possibly a Fertility Goddes or native Venus


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